Virtual-first Primary Care Expands in the Bay Area

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021 in Access, Digital Health, Network

Tera, a virtual-first approach to primary care, is an innovative digital health model that was established by Sutter Health prior to the pandemic. With Tera, a dedicated medical team focuses on helping members live their healthiest lives. The Tera care team includes a primary care physician (PCP), licensed nurse, health coach, and nurse practitioner who all provide in-person or virtual care.

Read More

Getting Ready for Back to School

Posted by on Aug 5, 2021 in Access, Health and Wellness

Now more than ever, many families are looking forward to back-to-school this year. As recreational activities and traditional school settings begin to reopen, it is important to keep children up to date on immunizations. By staying up to date on immunizations, children can be better protected against preventable diseases like measles and chickenpox, especially if they have a weakened immune system.

Read More

Summer Skin Protection

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 in Access, Health and Wellness

Summer is a great time to head outside to get some fresh air and physical activity. Before enjoying the sunshine, it’s important to protect your skin, especially during the hottest parts of the day when the sun’s rays can be most damaging. Exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes, which can lead to skin cancer—the most common cancer in the U.S. (1) Read on for ways to stay sun safe by protecting your skin this summer.

Read More

Coverage and Care While Traveling

Posted by on Jul 21, 2021 in Access, Network

After more than a year at home, many Californians are ready to hit the road and do some traveling. Before heading out for your next big adventure, it’s important to know where to access care while away from home.

Read More

Sutter Health Plus is Expanding in Nevada and Placer Counties

Posted by on Jun 24, 2021 in Access, Network

Sutter Health Plus Service Area

July 1, 2021, will mark the fifth service area expansion for Sutter Health Plus, offering coverage for two new ZIP codes in Nevada County and five new ZIP codes in Placer County effective July 1, 2021. The expansion gives employers and consumers in the expanded service area a new option for healthcare coverage with access to Sutter-affiliated providers.

Read More

Making Time for Men’s Health

Posted by on Jun 17, 2021 in Access, Health and Wellness

Staying active, eating nutritious foods, and getting plenty of rest can help to live a healthy lifestyle. It is also important for men to make time for routine and preventive care to stay healthy and help detect and treat diseases early. According to a survey conducted for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, almost 15% of men are in fair or poor physical health (1). For some men, this may be due to lifestyle behaviors and a tendency to avoid medical care.

Read More